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Castaways Seafood and Grill

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320 N Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4142
+1 361-749-5394
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Independence, Missouri
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was a little slow , the menu had a good variety....the cost of the meal was reasonable....the meal was served hot and it was tasty....it was a reasonable to take a family...

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this on our list of places to try in Port A based on reviews, found it to be fairly average on both food quality and service. The kids meal prices were excessive at $9.

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Thank southerngirl98
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have never been to Port Aransas before and our first night we really had no idea where to dine; so happy we found Castaways! Friendly ambiance, unpretentious. Had a couple of kids in tow. Responsive, efficient waiter Steve(follow his recommendations, superb), excellent, fresh fish. Would come again!

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Thank elvisjoey21
Odessa, Texas, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We eat at Castaways every year we visit, the seafood is great and the hamburgers are awesome. It is a must visit if you go to the island.

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Thank Carolyn B
Corpus Christi, Texas
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I live in port aransas and feel lucky to live close to so many good places to eat. Castaways is no exception. I was warmly greeted even though I know the staff didn't really know i lived here. I ordered the fried white fish. It was good and well priced. Glad we have this establishment as a choice in port... More 

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Bryan, TX
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting Port A and was hoping to find a place with good, fresh sea food. We found it! We were here after the lunch crowd, so not crowded at all. Our waiter, Able, was great! My husband ordered the Ultimate Combo, which included a soft shell crab, along with oysters, shrimp, and local fish. I got the Shrimp Lovers platter... More 

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Thank TexAggie78
Waco, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place, food and drinks. The store is really neat, we found many unique souvenirs and a huge selection of rare shells.

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Thank Donna W
Lake Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

After years of the same old decor, they are up grading and remodeling. The food was good and so was the service.

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Thank Loyed123
Corpus Christi, Texas
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266 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food is good, perhaps a bit spicy as my crab legs came out with a red spicy mixture sprinkled on top. I just prefer plain snow crab legs. My husbad had the Mahi Mahi and it was especially good. The place is dark and just plain jane decor. The food was pricy its location and ambiance.

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Austin, Texas
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped at another place but was too touristy and promised a long wait so went down a few blocks and decided to try the Castaways. Food was good and pleasant wait staff. They really make you feel like coming back. Prices are comparable to most in the area so I would say average of about $20 a person for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 N Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4142
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-5394

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?